Pasadena Department of Finance (CA)


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Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Pasadena Department of Finance (CA) in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Pasadena Business License - Contractor

Agency:Pasadena Department of Finance (CA)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

Depends on which contractor license classification the applicant has at the state level in California. Fees are based on the highest classification the contractor holds if more than one. The annual license fees are as follows:

  • General engineering contractors - $603.70
  • General building contractors - $402.46
  • Specialty contractors - $301.86
  • Other building tradesmen - $301.86

Fees for the 3-month and 6-month licenses are 30% and 60% respectively of the annual license fee.

 

Notes:

Contractors located within the city limits of Pasadena are required to apply for the annual license. Contractors located outside of Pasadena may apply for the 3-month or 6-month license but should remember to close out their license after finishing their work in Pasadena.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Depends on which contractor license classification the applicant has at the state level in California. Fees are based on the highest classification the contractor holds if more than one. The annual license fees are as follows:

  • General engineering contractors - $603.70
  • General building contractors - $402.46
  • Specialty contractors - $301.86
  • Other building tradesmen - $301.86

Fees for the 3-month and 6-month licenses are 30% and 60% respectively of the annual license fee.

Due:

Annually by June 30 for annual license holders. 3-month and 6-month licenses expire 3 months and 6 months respectively from the date of issuance and can be renewed for additional 3 or 6 month periods.

Pasadena Business License - General

Agency:Pasadena Department of Finance (CA)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Notes:

The general business license category applies to every person engaged in the business of retailing, merchandising, wholesaling, manufacturing, processing, distributing, warehousing or utility services, not otherwise specifically provided for in Chapters 5.04 through 5.16.

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$75 plus $15 for each employee in excess of 1.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75 plus $15 for each employee in excess of 1.

Due:

Annually by August 31.

Pasadena Business License - Professional

Agency:Pasadena Department of Finance (CA)
Law:

Pasadena Code of Ordinances 5.08.130 and 5.16.030

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Notes:

The professional business license category applies to every person engaged in or carrying on any profession where profession means:

  • Architect

  • Attorney

  • Certified public accountant

  • Chiropodist or podiatrist

  • Chiropractor

  • Dentist

  • Engineer (all types)

  • Land surveyor

  • Landscape architect

  • Optometrist

  • Osteopathic physician

  • Physician and surgeon

  • Psychologist

  • Public accountant

  • Shorthand reporter (general reporting only)

  • Veterinarian

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

For the first professional—$200;
For each additional professional—$100;
For each nonprofessional employee—$15

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

For the first professional—$200;
For each additional professional—$100;
For each nonprofessional employee—$15

Due:

Annually by March 31.

Pasadena Business License - Service

Agency:Pasadena Department of Finance (CA)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$75.00 plus $15.00 for each employee in excess of 1.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75.00 plus $15.00 for each employee in excess of 1.

Due:

Annually by May 31.

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